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Corona fire scorches 50 acres near La Sierra

A brush fire scorched the hills near La Sierra and the 91 Freeway in Corona on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010.

December 1, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Crews battled a brush fire in the hills near La Sierra and the 91 Freeway in Corona on Wednesday.The fire was reported around 11:40 a.m. along the boundary between Riverside and Home Gardens.

It briefly threatened a Home Gardens neighborhood near Indiana Ave. and Lakepointe Dr.

The fire broke out shortly before noon and firefighters were quick to respond.

More than 140 of them fought the flames with help from a water-dropping helicopter.

The fire burned about 50 acres of brush.

There were no injuries reported.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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